Winning the sack race January 30th 2009 As has become the norm, I had a few days in London as a buffer between the ordered existence of home life and the randomness of a new trip. I chose a seat in the "quiet" car of the train down to King's Cross, with the advertised silence rent by the spoiled bleatings of an unruly child, cellphones going off, laptop noises, and a lengthy laughter-filled conversation conducted by a nearby group of l ... read more
Europe » United Kingdom » England » Greater London Great Britain, the dominant industrial and maritime power of the 19th century, played a leading role in developing parliamentary democracy and in advancing literature and science. At its zenith, the British Empire stretched over one-fourth of the ear... ... read more
I quit the rat race in 2005, after working as an IT project manager for over a decade. I then travelled around the world for 4 years, a period of my life which is covered by this blog. After finishing my trip, I wrote a book about my dissatisfaction with my career, my reasons for quitting my job, life as a first-time thirtysomething backpacker, and finally the lessons learned from being exposed to experiences and people that I would never have encountered if I'd stayed in my office. The book is called "Out Of Office Male" and is available at all the usual eBook outlets.
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